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on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in egypt. this morning, egyptian forces moved in to try to clear camps held by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsis. dozens have been killed and thousands injured. we're live in cairo. good morning, ayman. >> reporter: we know that the option began this morning and two major squares here in the capital cairo. one of those squares has been cleared out, firmly in the control of egyptian security forces. tanks and armored personal carriers have been deployed in another part of cairo the major sit-in is ongoing. security officials have been killed. we also understand that according to members of the muslim brotherhood and their supporters up to 150 protesters have been killed. in the coming hours we'll get more infor
.m. in the east. we're going to begin with a tense 12-hour standoff at a bank in louisiana. it is now over, and this morning with the hostage-taker dead and two of the hostages shot. it happened in st. joseph, that's near louisiana's northeast border near mississippi. alina, what you can tell us? >> reporter: zoraida, this is still a very active scene. we're going to zoom into the bank so you can see the police remain here. investigators continue to comb the bank for vefd. now louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostage-taker as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed. authorities say ahmed walked into this tensas state bank with a gun and took three employees hostage-over the course of 12 you hours, ahmed made several demands, even leased a female hostage. just before midnight, local time, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman, according to police, threatened to kill the hostages. ahmed was shot dead. police say he shot dead both hostages before he was killed. the man and women were taken to separate hospitals in the area. at last check, according to police, they are lis
, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. joining us now is pennsylvania state representative bria
going? this is what he said in new orleans. >> i love new orleans. >> louisiana. >> i love louisiana. nola. >> come on. >> many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of the states that reflect those today in louisiana. i got that. >> it is only mississippi, alabama, three states. >> i said that. >> seriously. i think before -- you have never done that? >> i think the panhandle went all the way to louisiana. he was technically maps. if you look at the maps of your late 18th century map maker. >> i think he is tired. >> there are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida -- >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. >> we are here. how great is he? >> i want him to run. >>
with breaking news from louisiana where a hostage situation turned deadly at the bank in the town of st. joseph's. police say gunman killed one person and shot another before a member of the s.w.a.t. team shot him after the 12-hour siege. the 20-year-old took three hostages just after noon yesterday. he released one after nine ho s hours. police spokesman said that the gunman was a paranoid schizophrenic and had planned to do harm. >>> we're following new clashes overnight in egypt. the muslim brotherhood are claiming that dozens of its brothers are dead. they fired tear gas at the crowds to break up a sit-in that was supporting former president mohamed morsi who was removed from power last month. ayman joins us from cairo. what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning, brian. the operations as we understand it is still ongoing. it became after 6:30 a.m. here in the capital of cairo. one of those has been completely cleared out and now completely under the control of egyptian police and the military. the other one is still ongoing and that seems to be the area where the flash point continues. n
and the plane was en route from louisville, kentucky. >>> central louisiana where two hostages remain in critical condition after police stormed the bank where they had been held hostage for 12 hours. captor was killed in the police raid but only after they shot the man and woman. police say the suspect was a paranoid schizophrenic. >>> to wall street, big news out of europe. the recession is over. for a look at how it will affect trading here in the united states. let's head to the new york stock exchange as the bell rings and check in with alison kosik. good morning, alison. >> it's not affecting trading. after two years of no growth, the euro zone is now showing growth and the market is taking it. but it is good news. the recession is over in europe. you look at the growth, though. not super strong but growth nonetheless. keep in mind, europe is one of our biggest trading partners. you look at the companies feeling the pinch of the recession. ford has been losing money in europe. mcdonald's recently said it has been struggling in europe. same with caterpillar, the equipment maker.
in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> reporter: we don't know exac
that that's based on substance, not the fact he's an african-american. >> we've got louisiana republican senator albert gillry with us. what do you think of harry reid's remark? >> a morass of malarky. it makes a good american sick to hear someone saying that kind of humbug. some people have only one card in their deck and it's the race card. these people just insist on playing it again and again. it's divisive, it's stupid actually. >> neil: senator, what do you think of the way he couched it, not stating is outright saying i hope they're not doing this because the president's african-american, you can kind of have it both ways with a statement like that, right? >> i don't think so. i thought it was clear. it's race baiting clear and simple, playing the race card clearly. i was just disgusted to hear that. when my mother heard that -- my mother's 104. when she heard that first comment by the head of the louisiana democratic party she called me on the telephone, 104 years old, lifelong democrat and said i hope you're not involved. i don't want you associated. i don't want our family asso
this morning." >>> a deadly end overnight to a standoff in louisiana. police say a mentally unstable man took three people hostage in the small river town of st. joseph. now, a look at the violent end to the siege. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the deadly standoff began around noon tuesday. when authorities say a gunman armed with a rifle and handgun, took three people hostage at this st. joseph's bank in rural northeast louisiana. >> we still been able to talk to him. they've asked for some food and provisions. >> reporter: law enforcement agencies were called in to assist with negotiations that dragged on for nearly 12 hours. but officials pledged to do whatever was necessary. >> the teams we have can be in place for a long period. we're going to be here as long as it takes. >> reporter: a female hostage was released later in the day. but police tell cbs news that around midnight s.w.a.t. teams were forced to kill the gunman after he shot the two remaining victims. apparently because his demands weren't met. >> fuad abdo ahmed was the perpetrator's name. he is deceased at the
to geena, louisiana, they didn't arrest the people. you fight an injustice when the system doesn't work. the system worked here. these boys should face the law, but so should others. and you can't fight an injustice if the system is working. why would i think you guys know anything about fighting injustice? thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> voter id laws, a solution in search of a problem. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris matthews. leading off tonight, carolina on our minds. yesterday, the governor of north carolina, republican pat mccrory signed one of the most sweeping is voting reform bills we've seen yet. seven weeks after the supreme court crippled parts of the voting rights act which required states with a history of discrimination to preclearance by the justice department, governor mccrory and his republican legislature leaped at the opportunity to institute strict voting changes. now, this bill doesn't stop at merely requiring a government i.d. to vote. it also reduces early voting by a week. it elim
louisiana. . to know who are the hottest politicians in the country? the ranking may surprise you. chris christie tops the list followed by hillary clinton. the it measures voters' attitudes. president obama comes in fourth. >>> baseball's steroid scandal made it its all the way to the white house. some former players of the negro league visited on monday and called players like a-rod cheaters adding they don't belong in the hall of fame. >> you don't have the natural ability. and so why should you be beside guys like babe ruth? >> voters in detroit head to the polls today to whittle down the little of mayoral candidates. they caution ruls may not be known for weeks because of several write-in campaigns. >>> chelsea clinton is leaving the door open for future political ambitions. while working for the clinton foundation in africa, she said following her parent's footsteps is still an option for her. >> i hear my grandmother's voice in my head every day. life is not what happens to you but what you do with what happens to you. i led a private life for a long time. and i'm atemed to leadin
message he has used? >> i don't remember a single republican that weighed in on a senator from louisiana going to prostitutes. >> i did. >> who? >> several of them did. talking about senator vitter. don't have to be shy about that. >> i was trying to be nice. >> there was condemnation of that. >> let's not change the topic. >> i don't think that obama -- first of all, you can find any president that comments on things that have nothing to do with the office. nice job of editing promised i wouldn't beat up on our show, could have done that with any president in the last 50 years with tape. secondly, obama, why would he want to get inned middle of that. you don't advise them to get involved in a local issue like that, i mean, why? >> and to all of the other local issues, pop culture. he is supposed to be protector of women. >> buy the guy some jockey shorts and let it go. >> in san diego, it is all they can talk about. i think he will lose his seat to a republican soon, looks bad. it is a conservative paper taking him to task, justifiably so. what's amazing, he talks about going to rehab.
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happens. but the cops in baton rouge, louisiana, who decided to flirt with gay guys, and then bring gay guys home and then arrest them for for bids unnatural behave. being gay or gay marriage is unnatural. the chairman of the georgia g.o.p. made the claim as have kirk cameron said being gay is unnatural as opposed to 80s perms. for something so unnatural it occurred an awful lot in nature. they documented gay love in 15 down species. gay hate, one. just like kirk cameron screaming at two gay dolphins, you're not behaving natural. let's stop talking about straight marriage is natural. i'm not against marriage, i think it's the most beautiful gift you can give to your parents' friends. mating with one partner for life. i'm not against monogamy. most species mate for a season or two and then move on, charlie sheen. but future species mate for life. sarah palin should know, the wonderfuls she likes to kill kill--the wolves she likes to kill, they're monogopomous,. i think it can be the most beautiful thing beyond romance, and who knows mating for life we're bringing our own evolution, in a
willie robertson to run for the louisiana congressional seat that will be vacated by representative rodney alexander in september. well, the self-described redneck millionaire has not commented on the speculation, robertson is not exactly a stranger to washington. he and his wife attended the 2013 correspondents dinner just last april. >>> next up, did anthony weiner accidentally confirm that hillary clinton plans to run for president last night? listen to how he answered this question about his wife, huma abedin, in an interview with buzzfeed's ben smith. >> do you know what her role in hillary's 2016 campaign is going to be? >> i do. >> and what will it be? >> i'm not telling you. >> it sounds like a 2016 campaign is in the works. weiner also took a shot at buzzfeed after he was asked about his former roommate, jon stewart. yes, the same jon stewart that we have come to know on the daily show. the two of them shared an apartment together when weiner was working for chuck schumer in the '80s. here was that exchange. >> someone else who is hard on you is your old friend, i think roo
of louisiana. here are some of the watches out there. we have the saturated ground anywhere in green. we'll see a lot of these watches in effect until tomorrow. and we're still following the tropics. we have an area of low pressure right in the gulf coast -- i should say the gulf of mexico. you can see all the convection and thunderstorms to the northeast of that. well, it's not very well organized, but it still has a 40% chance of development. we'll continue to follow that and, of course, as we follow over the west, we are following the fires burning across parts of idaho, and it looks like we have red flag warnings in place today. that means wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. weather is certainly not cooperating across that region, but in the northeast it's real nice out there, guys. temperatures running 10 to 15 degrees below average and lots of sunshine in place. back over to you two. >> jennifer, thank you very much. >>> the search for a missing teen growing desperate today in virginia. 17-year-old alexis murphy has been missing for two weeks. investigators have no idea where she is or if
on the right. let's do headlines. people on high alert in a louisiana town. a train carrying a hazardous material derailed forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes. a car leaking a chemical which can cause death. so farther not picking up traces of the chemical in the air. >>> an arrest is made at the hit-and-run on a venice boardwalk. details show the suspect getting into his car and taking off. another camera catches the car speeding through the crowd and people jumping to get out of the way. the suspect turned himself in two hours later. he's charged with suspicion of murder being held on $1 million bail. his motive is unclear but witnesses say he was driving to kill. >> i looked down and i see this car driving through like there is a girl latched on to the hood of the car, and he's swerving and he knocks the girl off of the car, and then he's just like running into crowds of hundreds of people and going out of his way to hit people. >>gretchen: the person killed in the incident, a honeymooner from italy, a 32-year-old woman married last month. her husband suffered minor injuries.
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, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
speaking this year. rick perry, governor of texas, bobby jindal, governor of louisiana, senator marco rubio from florida. there are banner names who are likely to pop up on the republican side who haven't yet arrived in iowa. also senator ted cruz will be here. what we will be hearing from cruz, santorum, those who do come is a focus on family leaders core messages and values, they are anti-abortion, sort of the evangelical cadre of the republican party here in iowa. that's the audience that they're going to be speaking to today on stage. >> all right, kasie, in another part of the state yesterday there was an event called madam president that emily's list, the group that supports final maim democratic candidates for office. this was called the first hillary 2016 was not there. senator claire mccaskill who has already endorsed her was there. tell us what went on there yesterday. >> mccaskill was acting as though she was a surrogate for a hillary clinton presidential campaign. i spoke to her after the event. that was really focused on, in fact, being a counter point to this event we're seein
to sanford, florida, was they did not arrest george zimmerman. the reason i went to geena, louisiana, they didn't arrest the people. you fight an injustice when the system doesn't work. the system worked here. these boys should face the law, but so should others. and you can't fight an injustice if the system is working. why would i think you guys know anything about fighting injustice? thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> voter id laws, a solution in search of a problem. let's play "hardball." >> good evening. i'm michael smerconish in for chris
today, in louisiana a hostage standoff turned deadly overnight. around noon yesterday a man took three employees hostage at the tensas state branch in saint joseph. releasing one nine hours later. after midnight the suspect shot the remaining two hostages. police returned gunfire killing the suspect. one of the two hostages wounded in the standoff we have learned has died. >>> and in california, someone claiming to be hannah anderson, the 16-year-old kidnapped survivor, is speaking out on social media websites about her ordeal. posts from the website details her abduction by james dimaggio. in one post this person claims that james dimaggio had a gun and threatened to kill her and anyone who ofrd to help. when asked if she was glad he was dead, she said, absolutely. neither hannah nor the an der sons have confirmed that it is hannah anderson. this is "andrea mitchell reports" on msnbc and we're going to be right back. people together. today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. and as the nation's leading beverage company, we can play an impo
. great to have you here. thank you. >>> developing news this hour in louisiana. a hostage shot inside a bank remains in critical condition. police say the suspect stormed the bank in st. joseph. one released and police moved in. police say the suspect shot both hostages before being shot and killed by the officers. one of those hostages who was shot has since died. the other is in critical condition. you know you could just use bengay zero degrees. medicated pain relief you store in the freezer. brrr...see ya boys. [ male announcer ] bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. still running in the morning? yeah. getting your vegetables every day? when i can. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. two full servings of vegetables for only 50 delicious calories. >>> two live events we are monitoring we want to bring you side-by-tied side. the left of the screen the clashes taking place in cairo where as many as 95 are dead after clashes with military forces there. on the right-hand side of your screen is the presidential press briefing. white house press briefing taking place while t
it's entirely true that you walked into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. announcer ] from the last day of school, back to the first. they're gonna write a lot. so make sure they've got somewhere to write it. this week only get composition books for a dime. staples has it. staples. that was easy. this week only get composition books for a dime. ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man vo) i may not know where the road will lead, but... i'm sure my subaru will get me there. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. [ female announcer ] no time to plan? there's still t
into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. [ male announcer ] these days, a small business can save by sharing. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ the last thing i want is to feel like someone is giving me a sales pitch, especially when it comes to my investments. you want a broker you can trust. a lot of guys at the other firms se
standoff in rural louisiana left one victim dead and another in critical condition at this hour. police say the suspect took three people hostage at a bank and letting one go unharmed and shooting the other two. police then shot and killed the suspect. police say the suspect was a parano paranoid schizophrenic who was mad at people. >>> in one post, hannah anderson claimed suspect james dimaggio, quote, had a gun and threatened to kill her and anyone who tried to help. when asked if she is glad dimaggio was killed by police, "the post" simply says, absolutely. in another post, she said, he deserved what he got. all this from ask-fm which is like a news conference on a website. the account in hannah's name had been inactive starting the day she disappeared and then came alive again on monday after she returned to california. still neither the police nor the andersons have confirmed that these answers are directly from hannah. >>> a big before the accident for ga gays in the military. soldiers stationed in states same-sex marriage is illegal will offer ten days leave to travel to a state wher
state by far. 16 winners. indiana is second with 111. louisiana, florida and missouri round out the top five. i think there will be some road trips today. >> can i get to indiana? nine hours and back by the show tomorrow. >> we have a pool. let's have it to the people who organize well. >> we have a pool? >> no, we don't have a pool. >> we have to have a pool. we have mickey, kate. you want some powerball action, too. >> we have to pool it. >> sanjay's on his own. i'm not dealing with this. >> sanjay will figure out the winning numbers. >> he knows already. there's a logarithm for that. >> i'm not sowing up to the office as the only one who didn't win. >> we're just waiting. kicking you out of the pool. what's the latest on missouri? >> this is yesterday's radar. we talked about seven to nine inches of rain in kansas and missouri. i want to show you today's current radar right now. it's the identical picture here. we are still talking about heavy rain. notice through missouri another band. two bands of these thunderstorms. anywhere from five to seven inches of rain. we continue to have
by the transportation system. louisiana talking to a manufacturer of our masuda goals, he told me were the most important things was getting those things from the market. he stopped. i said i'm in the transportation business. we are all in a transportation business. we have to get the cereal in the milk out in the morning. she was touched by the system. it will cost more for the milk. it impacts us all. in the last congress, we made some good progress. i think there are some very good reforms. we are still slowly getting the information. secretary fox will be here later today. i am encouraged. we had dinner the other night. he had dinner with several republicans. we had a great conversation. i look forward to it i did. it is always a positive thing. sometimes you have to leave politics at the door and get things done. i'm sure you will appreciate what the secretary has to say. they gave us a poor grade. we are at a point where we have got to figure out how to do this anyway that keeps us competitive in the world. there is a federal role. working with the state and the local governments. when yo
are in a very good spot to win their primaries. you know, mitch mcconnell has to face matt bevin the louisiana wealthy businessman and he will most likely win. lindsey graham has to worry about that rand paul faction on the right, the libertarian faction attacking him. but multiple candidates and mike enzi close and interesting race to watch. but, actually the republican establishment is coming out more so for him than liz cheney. she may have a uphill fight to climb for the neckt year. we've seen these primary battles play out ever since the 2010 elections. they've grown increasingly tense and i think the republican incumbents this time are prepared for that. they saw what happened to dick luger and bob bennett in utah several years ago and they don't want that to happen to them. >> bill, i saw you nodding enthusiastically, you agree? >> i do agree. look, the republicans are in bad shape. they elect the democrats after they lost several elections in the 1980s. they had to make a decision. go to the left or do we go to the center? eventually they found bill clinton who led them to the center m
ending to a hostage standoff in louisiana. a 20-year-old gunman shot dead. police say the gunman was planning this for a long time. >> he was mad at people that he said were mean to him, that he had voices in his head. and we are certainly going to pray he can really hard that they keep breathing. sad moment for these families. i bleach their faith and our faith in god we are going pray hard these individuals can make it. >> we are a small community, and everyone knows everyone. bill: the condition of the two injured hostages not known at this time. police say it is not known why the 20-year-old targeted that particular bank. martha: the federal government slammed the brakes on the planned merger between u.s. airways and american airlines parent company. the zwru -- the justice departmt claims the deal would hurt consumers. when watched the continental-united merger. now this one looks like it may be on the ropes. >> reporter: it's curious timing. a lot of people thought this would go through because you have got to big airlines. there have been a bunch of big mergers and the air
the mississippi river and how it affects louisiana along with natural subsidence and the issues of canals for oil and gas drilling and the of those nature. provided are has withe either to wetlands dunes and beaches and as we encroach on that, we are reducing the ability for mother nature to respond and be able to protect us and that increases our flood losses. hurricane result of sandy, more than 30,000 buildings in new york city were in a flood controlled area that is now -- that hasn't now more than doubled in the greater new york city area. guest: geography is geography. part of it is trying to understand better what the risk is. i would say that this is something that people sometimes fail to grasp. just because something was not in a flood zone or was 20 years ago, does not mean that it has not changed in that time frame. is development that occurs, sea level rise, because of a variety of different factors, a place that once had been not in the flood zone, may now be. if you have done other mitigation measures, you can actually move out of the flood zone. there is a community in florida tha
's the comment line? >> quick story, you remember edwin edwards from louisiana, former governor. he went away -- >> bill: i do, indeed. >> he went away to federal prison, released not long ago for his role in a bribery and extortion scheme. congratulations to governor edwards. he is 85 years young and his 34-year-old wife just gave birth to a baby boy this morning. >> bill: unbelievable. >> in defiance of god's will, he somehow impregnated this woman and she gave birth to a healthy baby boy. >> bill: how long has he been out of prison? >> not that long. longer than nine months. >> bill: that's what i was going to say. who's the daddy. >> he is the daddy. >> bill: edwin edwards is the one who famously said that he would be re-elected unless he were caught in bed -- i think i have it right, with a dead girl or a live boy. >> that's it. >> he also famously -- the reason he was governor, he ran against david duke and i believe it was -- >> oh, wow. >> the corrupt politician versus the racist. >> corruption wins. >> bill: i covered that campaign. >> oh, man. >> bill: for kabc tv in los angeles. th
. but across the states of florida, alabama, mississippi, louisiana, and texas, maybe not. >> we're going to stop you for not having a gun. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: there you go. exactly. yeah, i guess that's -- you know, that's a state by state issue, chris. >> it is. >> stephanie: killed an unarmed teenager -- all right. okay. daryle in mobile -- >> caller: [ inaudible ] mobile, stephfy. >> stephanie: hi daryle go ahead. >> caller: i was doing 80 and a black guy got ahead of me speeding, and i got pulled over, and i had my police t-shirt on, and i had my weapon on my side. he said okay. i need your license and registration. but he did give me a ticket. >> stephanie: yikes. yeah, interesting. interesting. i guess you are not quite as awesome as george zimmerman. >> caller: i guess not. when i seen that on the news. i said, wow, what a break. >> stephanie: yeah, you are not quite as white looking as george zimmerman. maybe that's what it is. >> wow. >> stephanie: just yet another incredible story, how about incredible that awesome -- >> he's so awesome. >> stephanie: right. he is just g
bill came up, we worked with our allies, mary landrieu of louisiana and lindsey graham of south carolina and the house side, jim moran of virginia and bill young of florida to have language to stipulate that usda could not spend any of its dollars setting up an inspections program for horse slaughter for human consumption. we won the amendments but the spending bill is not passed because congress is not doing its job on a reliable basis. we don't know when that was going to pass but usda surprisingly -- with that looming, with that spending ban looming and the prospect of the plants operating for two months, three months at the longest, basically said okay, we're going to grant you inspection permits. bill, this is even more strange because the administration in its 2014 budget request on agricultural spending urged a defund of the horse slaughter plant. so i think the lawyers got ahold of this and they took this highly legalistic view that well, we don't support horse slaughter but the current law says it is okay. so we're just going to allow this. >> bill: when i read that, i
in the audience shouted we're in louisiana. oh, governor. >> oh, well it's one of the 46 states -- it's one -- it's a five -- the four countries in america -- it's -- oh, come to my ranch. [♪breaking news theme] >> stephanie: in a completely unrelated story that has nothing to do with dummies from texas george w. bush has a stint procedure today after doctors found a blockage in his artery. bush is being described as being in high spirits -- >> i feel like i have a chim chimmychanga stuck in my artery. >> stephanie: he said he got great medical attention -- oh, he is that government health care. don good morning. >> caller: good morning. >> stephanie: good morning. >> caller: you and i have a verbal confrontation that turns ugly. i knock you to the ground and start bouncing your head on the pavement. >> stephanie: that's what you think happened because that's what the only guy that is alive said that. >> caller: that's what the jury said. >> how did that verbal argument start -- >> caller: it doesn't matter. >> stephanie: really? let's just say you were my father and i was walking down the stre
's really an interesting -- i was sort of drawn by the parallels. let's go to brett in louisiana. >> caller: hey, how are you doing today? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: i calling about this stop and frisk thing. i had to travel back and forth every weekend to visit my daughter, and i was pulled over numerous times because i guess i looked like a drug dealer. and it was aggravating, but i understand they have a job to do. but i think it's real similar to the dwi check points and stop and frisk. >> stephanie: yeah, i'm more curious why you look like a drug addict. what does a drug addict or drug dealer look like? >> highway 59 is a well-known drug trafficking route out of houston, texas from drugs coming in from mexico. and there is this one little loop, and the police would it is there and make eye contact with anybody coming through there, and maybe that they deemed looked like suspicious -- for the most part you are looking at young men -- young men are generally the people that haul drugs. >> stephanie: i think anybody -- >> caller: -- and finally i called the supervisor -- or
for george mcgovern instead of nixon in 1972. and we now know that louisiana's colorful 85-year-old former governor edwin edwards and his 34-year-old wife had a baby boy on thursday. edwards recently finished servinging ayears in federal prison for racketeering and extortion. allegations of corruption marked his four terms as governor. he once famously said that the only way he'd only be taken down was if he was caught in bed, quote, either a dead girl or a live boy. and now at 85, he is a new father. i want to find out what my guests know now that they didn't know when the week began. speaking of new parents, krystal? >> well, i haven't seen any, don't blame me, i voted for romney stickers yet, but i'm waiting on that. one thing we know that changes made in 2010 to racist crack sentencing has already had a huge impact, saving 16,000 prison years and $500 million. think progress had that this week. >> rick? >> one thing we know is that the cbo is goosing the numbers with a lookback on changing the employment numbers for the last three or four years. it's one more quiver in the arrow, to tr
. >> yeah. >> i'm looking for a comeback. he needs to be louisiana's next governor. >> this guy is unbelievable. >> jimmy mcmillan from "the rent is too dam high" running for mayor what he had to say about anthony weiner's candidacy. >> can't wait for that. >> jimmy's campaign ads/music videos. news you can't use, straight ahead. mine was earned in djibouti, africa. 2004. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. where over seventy-five percent of store management started as i'm the next american success story. working for a company hourly associates. there's opportunity here. i can use walmart's education benefits to get a degree, maybe work in it, or be an engineer, helping walmart conserve energy. even today, when our store does well, i e
in louisiana. hello, thanks for waiting. caller: thank you for having me. that in to comment australia, you have to vote. enrolledutomatically on you are allowed to vote all types of networks. >> what happens if you don't vote? fine or a prison sentence. you vote. it's part of your duty. >> you think something like that would work here? caller: we have too many crazies. it would not work here. it should. it's a good thing. the future of the democrats could be most anyone. i say hillary would be good. look. listening to all that i've heard ,efore, most of the republicans they are crazy. they are not the future. i certainly hope not. i'm not young. scared of what is happening to our country. the lies, the inability to help the poor, everything for the wealthy. with thet of growth very rich and the poor getting poorer all the time. >> new mexico, margaret on the republican line. taking ournk you for calls. i am here with my husband david. first of all, i want you to know that up until about three weeks ago, we were democrats and we just switch to the republican party. as catholics, we just cou
and our disaster resilience series which cohosted with the pennington foundation of baton rouge, louisiana. for those of you interested in the series i would encourage you to visit our website, csis.org to learn more about those events including interviews and videos. natural disasters represent a significant challenge. on average we experience 10 severe weather events each year, exceeding $1 billion in damage. in the 1980s the annual average was only two such even events. in 2012 alone disastrous cost the u.s. an estimated $110 billion making it the second most costly year in disasters in recent decades. adjusting disasters and the cost goes will acquire us to -- our long-term efforts to build resilience for communities, businesses, government agencies and individuals are better prepared for and can recover more quickly and more fully from natural disasters. to discuss how we can make building and resilient nation more effective and more of a priority, we're joined today by dissing bush panel of experts. first i would like to introduce david heyman who'll be living a few opening remarks.
of louisiana is cut away. you cannot get there in more. and so all those supplies, the food, the manpower coming from the mississippi to the confederacy coming east stops. does not happen anymore. union controls the river. the other thing is the expert is of real hope. the growth coming from the east stopped at the river. things would come back for. that stopped because now the union army controls the railroad . they cut it on. you cannot underestimate the power of rage and real rooms during the civil war. it'd have trucks. it was reason gallons. the union army by capturing expert stops all that from that whole part of the country. the other part of this is now the mississippi river is wind up for the union army to use, the union need be used to transport material, man, food, equipment, whatever they needed to the south. it very definitely is the beginning of the end for the confederacy. a lot of people in the confederacy know this. there are "the book to that effect, but that is the history lesson. you have people like john pemberton. he is not a favorite sun. in fact, he's not a sign at
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